Medieval Indian History

Multiple choice questions on Medieval Indian History for General Studies and GK preparation of SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

1. From the times of which among the following Chola rulers, the Gangaikondacholapuram became the capital of the Chola empire?
[A] Parantaka Chola I
[B] Rajendra Chola I
[C] Kulottunga Chola I
[D] Vikrama Chola

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2. During the invasion of Mohammed Bin Kasim, many Hindus in Sindh were forcibly converted to Islam. They were recoverted to Hinduism by the authority of __?
[A] Devala Smriti
[B] Narada Smriti
[C] Visnu Smriti
[D] Yajnavalkya Smriti

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3. Who rebuilt the Somnath temple in 815 AD after it was destroyed by Arab Invaders in 725 AD?
[A] Vikramaditya II
[B] Nagabhatta-I
[C] Nagabhatta-II
[D] Mihirbhoja

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4. Which of the following battles is subject matter of Alha Khand, a 12th Century epic poetic work in Hindi?
[A] Battle of Mandsaur
[B] Battle of Chittor
[C] Battle of Mahoba
[D] Battles of Tarain

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5. Which of the following term is used for writes of Charyapadas?
[A] Yogachari
[B] Mahasiddha
[C] Sakyapa
[D] Charyapurusha

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6. Which of the following rulers of Delhi Sultanate abolished the Iqtas?
[A] Alauddin Khilji
[B] Muhammad Tughlaq
[C] Firozshah Tughlaq
[D] Balban

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7. Who among the following was the founder of Bijapur state ?
[A] Yusuf Adil Shah
[B] Murad II
[C] Mehmood II
[D] Ibrahim Zubayri

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8. Which of the following rulers of India issued Mahzarnama to take all the religious matters into his own hands ?
[A] Jahangir
[B] Akbar
[C] Aurangzeb
[D] Shah Alam

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9. Who was Sultan of Delhi Sultanate when Timur invaded India in 1398?
[A] Mahmud Shah Tughluq
[B] Jalal ud din Firuz Khilji
[C] Aram Shah
[D] Ghiyas-ud-din Balban

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10. Which of the following rulers earned the title of Purvapaschima Samudradhishavara?
[A] Samudragupta
[B] Karikala Chola

[C] Harihara I
[D] Parantaka-I

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